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Grace Health recipient of $496,000 telemedicine grant

Grace Health recently announced it is the recipient of a $496,081 Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) USDA grant administered by the Rural Utilities Service. The grant will be used to install state-of-the-art telemedicine equipment “to expand services to rural communities...

Whitley Judge-Executive talks to chamber about county’s bicentennial celebration; excited for the future

Whitley County has a rich, storied history, and the future doesn’t look so bad either. That was the message Tuesday from Pat White Jr., the county’s Judge-Executive, who was the featured speaker at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon. It was a...

Meeting focuses on branding project for southeast Kentucky

About 70 people gathered in downtown Corbin Monday afternoon to take part in a group meeting for a branding project to increase tourism and economic development in southern and eastern Kentucky. Greg Fuson, a Research Director with ChandlerThinks, a consulting firm based in...

Forcht Bank among Kentucky’s ‘Best Places to Work’ for 2018

Forcht Bank has been named one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Kentucky in the medium-sized employer category (those employing 150-499 employees) by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM). The winner rankings will be...
Posted On 26 Jan 2018
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Corbin ABC stepping up enforcement of STAR server training requirement

Corbin area restaurants and stores that sell alcoholic drinks and/or beer have been put on notice to ensure their employees are up to date on their mandatory server training. Corbin Alcoholic Beverage Control Administrator Clara Patterson sent out a notice in late December to all...

Unemployment rates decline in Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties

Unemployment rates fell in 72 Kentucky counties, including Whitley, Laurel and Knox counties, stayed the same in 17 and rose in 31 counties between November 2016 and November 2017, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the...
Posted On 10 Jan 2018

UC buys old Faulkner and Taylor Furniture Store building

One of the bigger buildings along Main Street in Williamsburg, which sat empty for much of 2017, now has a new owner with some ambitious plans. The University of the Cumberlands purchased the old Faulkner and Taylor Furniture Store building on Dec. 22 for $275,000, according to a...
Posted On 03 Jan 2018

Shoe Sensation coming to Williamsburg in April

Williamsburg is getting a new shoe store this year. Shoe Sensation will be located at 640 West Highway 92 in the Davenport Retail Center, and plans to open in April 2018. Since opening its first store in 1984, Shoe Sensation has focused on bringing America’s top footwear brands...
Posted On 03 Jan 2018